Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Documentary on Local Farmers: A Long Row in Fertile Ground

Local farmers in Western Massachusetts featured in this PBS documentary:

A Long Row in Fertile Ground
Premiering Wednesday July 9 at 8pm

Western New England’s agricultural legacy has persisted for more than three centuries, through waves of migration, technological innovation and economic uncertainty. In many ways it is the birthplace of American agriculture that exists to this day. A new WGBY production examines the history and present day status of agriculture in the region. The documentary, produced by Emmy Award-nominated WGBY producer Dave Fraser, will premiere on WGBY on Wednesday, July 9, at 8pm.